Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies

Welcome to the Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies

The Confederation of Independent Psychoanalytic Societies (CIPS) is an organization of psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic societies, founded in 1992 to represent the interests of psychoanalysts belonging to independent component societies of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) in the United States. Membership in CIPS is open to all IPA-accredited societies in the United States, and to all members of the IPA who are not affiliated with CIPS through membership in a CIPS component society.

Letter From The President

I am pleased and honored to be taking over the helm as President of CIPS, an organization with which I have been involved in various capacities almost from the beginning.  This year, CIPS enjoys our twenty-fifth year of growth.  Since its inception in 1992, CIPS has grown into the vibrant and exciting body that it is today.  I am so proud to have been a part of this amazing story….
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Save The Date:  Spring 2019


What you need to know

Interview with Joseph Aguayo

Leigh Tobias, PhD, FIPA, is a Training and Supervising Analyst and member of the Infant Observation Faculty at the Psychoanalytic Center of California. She is currently President of the PCC. She also serves as an on-site supervisor and faculty member for the Wright...

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